Arundo text and photos from Mark Hengesbaugh.
The north side of Sabino’s
was infested with dense thickets of 25-foot tall Arundo donax (Giant Reed). On November 2, 2008, volunteers began to cut it down, dig it out and haul it away. Bear Bridge
The total Sabino Arundo removal effort included 6,000 volunteer hours. More than 40 species of plants have been observed returning to places that once grew only Arundo.
|Photo by Matt Ball, 2/10/2012|